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  Mozi - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mozi denounced offensive warfare, extravagant funerals, and music, and tried to replace Chinese family and clan structure with the concept of bo-ai which can be translated as "impartial caring" or "universal love".
Traditionally, Mozi was supposed to have descended from the Lord of Guzhu (孤竹君), himself descended from Shennong the legendary emperor.
Modern scholarship suggests that "Mo" was not in fact the clan name of Mozi, as it is not encountered during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods, but that "Mo" was rather the name of the mohist school itself, derived from the name of a criminal punishment (tattooing of the forehead of criminals).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Mozi   (548 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Mozi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Though Mozi's school faded into obscurity after the Warring States period, he was studied again two millennia after his death: Both the Republican revolutionaries of 1911 and the Communists saw in him a surprisingly modern thinker who was stifled early in Chinese history.
Like Confucius, Mozi idealized the Xia Dynasty and the ancients of Chinese mythology, but he criticized the Confucian belief that modern life should be patterned on the ways of the ancients.
Mozi argued that benevolence comes to human beings “as naturally as fire turns upward or water turns downward”, provided that persons in position of authority illustrate benevolence in their own lives.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Mozi   (1420 words)

 Mo Tzu
Mozi's orientation was that the standards should be measurement-like, e.g., like a carpenter's plumb line or square.
Mozi tells a story of a tribe that kills and eats their first born sons.
Mozi forced later classical Confucians thinkers to defend their normative theory philosophically and in doing so, they adopted his terms of analysis and many of his key ethical attitudes.
www.chinakongzi.net /2550/eng/mozi.htm   (2065 words)

 Mo Tzu
139-141: Mozi's denunciation of li (rites) was a reaction against the excessive emphasis on rituals by the followers of Confucius that Mozi felt they deviated from the teachings of the true Confucius: li should be used to illustrate the dao, or heavenly way, not to be practiced as an end in itself.
Mozi's emphasis on a simple life made him idealize the unadorned purely functional culture created by the first sage-kings, and his hero was Yu, (154) who, as king, reputedly was so busy building water irrigation projects that he did not enter his own door three times passing it.
Mozi, de Bary, p.72) love as such was not so much an emotion as an abiding moral disposition (149) With the enforcer of universal love being the ruler (150) because rulers had charismatic power.
www.iun.edu /~hisdcl/h425/mozi2.htm   (775 words)

 Mozi Bei Ge (Mozi Bei Si)
Mozi Bei Ge is not one of the earliest surviving qin melodies, but it quickly became one of the most commonly published, appearing in at least 32 handbooks from 1609 to 1914.
Mozi, original name Mo Di, is said here to have lived in the mid 4th century BCE, at the time of King Hui of Liang.
In it Mozi sighs when he observes that silk takes on the color of the dye applied to it, commenting that people similarly take on the attributes of those with whom they associate.
www.silkqin.com /02qnpu/32zczz/mozibei.htm   (1328 words)

 Welcome to Mozi Free   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Irish Examiner Dating
mozi is motivated by power, authority and the achievement of good results.
She enjoys challenging activities, prestige and position, and mozi will continually be looking for opportunity and the chance to grow.
mozi's value to a relationship lies in her abilities to assume authority, expedite action and achieve valuable results.
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 Mozi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most historians believe that Mozi was a member of the lower artisan class who managed to climb his way to an official post.
He was a master engineer and craftsman, designing everything from mechanical birds to "cloud ladders" used to besiege city walls.
Though he did not hold a high official position, Mozi was sought out by various rulers as an expert on fortification, and managed to attract a large following during his lifetime which rivaled that of Confucius.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mozi   (1510 words)

 Mo Zi and
Mozi's belief in universal love as a result of enlightened self interest contrasted with Confucius's goal of social stability and harmony achieved through social hierarchy, and proper self-cultivation on the part of each individual.
The paradox of Mozi's criticism of Confucian affront of social hierarchy.
The greatest paradox perhaps comes in the form of Mozi's criticism of Confucius (75-76): charging the latter with no proper recognition of social hierarchy, with mourning of wife/son the same length as father/mother; and with the belief in fate and thus trusting little to human initiatives.
www.iun.edu /~hisdcl/h425/mozi.htm   (668 words)

 Mohism > Texts and Authorship (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
At the time the Mozi was compiled, each of the ten doctrines was represented by three identically titled essays, labeled the "upper," "middle," and "lower" parts of their respective triad.
Since much of the content of the texts is attributed to Mozi in this way, readers have traditionally been inclined to treat them as generally reliable reports of his speech and to regard Mozi as the author of all the ideas the texts present.
Accordingly, instead of discussing the ideas of "Mozi," a historical figure whose exact relation to the texts is unknown, we should discuss the diverse, sometimes conflicting statements of "Mohist" doctrines, understood to be an evolving set of views preserved in a collection of texts probably composed by different persons over many years.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/mohism/texts.html   (2312 words)

 Mo Tzu
Mozi attacks commonsense traditionalism (Confucianism) as a prelude to his argument for the utility standard.
Notice that Mozi's posture as a moral reformer puts him in an argumentative bind that is related to one faced by Utilitarianism in the West.
He "promulgates" only moral judgments and social agreement is analogous to judicial conformity to precedent and higher court rulings.
www.hku.hk /philodep/ch/moencyred.html   (2061 words)

 Mozi meets Powder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Powder thinks Mozi is a new play mate.
Mozi doesn't mind Powder, unless Powder is sniffing him.
But Powder doesn't realize Mozi is not a toy.
www.rsbauer.com /comment.php?ID=69   (47 words)

 Mozi Discussion Topics
How might Mozi (or some of his followers) defend his list of goods against the claim that he has left some goods out?
In your selection from "Against Fatalism," the Mohists identify "three gauges." Notice that the same three gauges are applied in the "On Ghosts" essay.
"Impartial Caring" is one of the most interesting chapters in the Mozi, and a fascinating achievement of early Chinese philosophy.
faculty.vassar.edu /brvannor/Reader/mozidiscussion.html   (983 words)

 Chinese Philosopher: Mozi free essays
However we all know that emphasis on family was the most significant part of Chinese culture.
Mozi thought highly of a centralized government, advancement according to ability and performance, with standards applied uniformly.
Mozi traveled around preaching his faith and beliefs to rulers.
www.needapaper.com /viewpaper/1558.html   (301 words)

 Mozi Media Group, LLC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Formed in the beginning of 2006, Mozi Media Group is a Limited Liability Company formed in Washington State—sunny Seattle to be more specific.
Named after his childhood dog, Mozi Media is fully owned and operated by Cory R. King.
As of this update (February 27th, 2006) this website is pretty sparse, it's what happens when you buy domain names before you have website content.
www.mozimedia.com   (191 words)

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